Hatuko, Sakuma, 74, died on Friday, Jan. 21, 2011 in the Naha City Hospital in Okinawa, Japan. She was the sister of Akiko Vencill of Galt.
A private family service is planned.
Mrs. Sakuma was survived by five sons, Tugi, Ken, Kuni, Jin and Iku.
She was preceded in death by two brothers and three sisters.